Click each question to reveal the correct answer.
- In baseball, what type of pitch is delivered with as little spin on the ball as possible? Knuckleball
- The “Twelve-Mile Circle” forms part of the border between what two U.S. states?
- A 1988 strike by the Writers Guild of America led to the creation of what Fox program that ran on the network for 25 seasons? Cops
- What type of cotton fabric, originating in India and typically decorated with floral patterns, lends its name to an adjective meaning cheap or tacky? Chintz
- What are the highest and lowest frequencies allowed for AM radio stations in the United States, in kilohertz?
- 1700 KHz
- 530 KHz
- Name the three films whose soundtrack albums won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year.
- Saturday Night Fever (1979)
- The Bodyguard (1994)
- O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2002)
- Which of the categories in the Academy Awards is the newest, being first awarded to films produced in 2001? Best Animated Feature
- What distinction is shared by these companies and fewer than two dozen others: Citigroup, Macy’s, Sprint, and Visa? Single-letter stock ticker symbols
- In Gothic architectural ornamentation, what feature does a gargoyle have that a grotesque does not? A waterspout
- What food item found at many pizzerias shares its name with a volcano off the north coast of Sicily? Stromboli
- “Patience” and “Fortitude” are the nicknames of two sculptures located at what New York City location? Main branch of the New York Public Library
- Since 1967, the second has been officially defined based on the behavior of atoms of what chemical element? Cesium
Name the category that each set of items belongs to.
- Acorn; Calabaza; Crookneck; Delicata Squash varieties
- Aftermath; Matador; Telstar; Warp Record labels
- Ajax; Benfica; Feyenoord; Juventus European soccer teams
- Annapurna; Incahuasi; Maipo; Popocatépetl Mountains
- Arches; Biscayne; Congaree; Pinnacles U.S. national parks
- Aspire; Galaxie; Granada; Torino Ford automobiles
- Baker; Hickenlooper; Inslee; Scott U.S. state governors
- Baldwin; Cortland; Envy; Jonathan Apple varieties
- Besalisk; Bothan; Gand; Zabrak Alien species in the Star Wars universe
- Boerboel; Briard; Papillon; Xoloitzcuintli Dog breeds
- Brown; Gideon; Griswold; Loving Plaintiffs in notable U.S. Supreme Court cases
- Camille; Ivan; Mitch; Rita Category 5 hurricanes
- Cantor; Galois; Hilbert; Riemann Mathematicians
- Cascabel; Datil; Mirasol; Mulato Chili pepper varieties
- Cepheus; Eridanus; Serpens; Triangulum Constellations
- Charlie; Clipper; Octopus; Ventra Public transit farecards
- Chessie; Hodag; Kelpie; Skookum Legendary/mythical creatures
- Chinook; Cobra; Merlin; Seahawk Helicopters
- Colfax; Dallas; Garner; Stevenson U.S. Vice Presidents
- Cumberland; James; Sabine; Snake U.S. rivers
- Dart; Lua; Rust; Scala Programming languages
- Florian; Galba; Otho; Valens Roman emperors
- Lakmé; Norma; Salome; Wozzeck Operas
- Laurier; Macdonald; Mackenzie; Pearson Canadian Prime Ministers
- Sky; Stars; Storm; Sun WNBA teams
- The first known outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease was traced to bacterial contamination in what type of device? Air conditioner
- In 1949, what Broadway show, based on a Shakespeare comedy, won the first-ever Tony Award for Best Musical? Kiss Me, Kate
- In the event of a forfeit in Major League Baseball, what final score is officially recorded? 9–0
- From its independence from the British Empire until 1971, the country of Pakistan included what present-day country in addition to its current territory? Bangladesh
- What are the two main chemical elements that make up ordinary glass found in windowpanes, bottles, and drinking glasses?
- Among the top ten most common surnames from the 2010 U.S. Census, what three Hispanic surnames appear?
- Garcia (#6)
- Rodriguez (#9)
- Martinez (#10)
- What faux fraternity nickname was given to the University of Houston men’s basketball program in the early 1980s, for their style of above-the-rim play? Phi Slama Jama
- What former Soviet republic was historically referred to in English as “White Russia”? Belarus
- What Nestlé product is frequently given as a good-luck gift in Japan, since its name sounds like a Japanese phrase meaning “surely win”? Kit-Kat
- Prior to Bob Dylan in 2016, who was the last American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature? Toni Morrison (1993)
- What film production studio’s logo features the Latin motto “Ars Gratia Artis”, or “Art for Art’s Sake”? Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios
- What is the only U.S. state whose entire eastern and western borders are formed by rivers? Iowa
Final question (Category: Food)
A croque-monsieur sandwich may be turned into a croque-madame by adding what topping?